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A Ceremony to Greet the Cardinal Directions
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Greeting the cardinal directions is a common practice in shamanic cultures. There is no one right way shamans greet the directions. Honoring the directions was often based on weather patterns in the local... Read More

Creating an Altar in Your Home
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Most of us come from secularized backgrounds from which spiritual forms, practices, and rituals have been scrubbed away, and we tend to have an aversion toward things like altars. However, most members of... Read More

What Makes a Couple a Survival Unit?
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  Excerpted from an interview with Tami Simon and Stan Tatkin, who is a clinical psychologist, licensed marriage and family therapist, and author of We Do: Saying Yes to a Relationship of Depth,... Read More

Mindful Kids in Context
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  Mindful eating, mindful burgers, mindful sex . . . pretty much everything is mindful lately. Paying attention has value, but what’s the goal of all that mindfulness? Defining mindfulness exactly is like... Read More